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Venezuela: In CNN interview, Bolivarian National Guard Captain calls on Cuba-backed dictatorship to step down

The heavy hand of Cuba's Castro dictatorship is proving too much for many members in Venezuela's military. In a startling declaration during an interview with CNN in Español, Bolivarian National Guard Captain Juan Carlos Caguaripano had this to say to host Fernando del Rincon on his show Conclusiones (my translation):

"I should make it clear that at no moment have I called for any sublimation or any coup d'état, what I am calling for is for the authorities to pressure the government to give up power [...] Venezuelan soldiers are like any other citizens and they too suffer scarcity. Buying power is extremely low and they do not have enough to cover basic bills. They rob them, they kill them, and because of that, within the armed forces there is this sense of discomfort. Many of them are ready to protest, but they can't because they are immediately neutralized by this Castro Communist regime.

"I would like for our people to never have to give up their rights so we do not become eternal slaves [...] We should continue to have faith that soon we will embrace each other like brothers [...] Faith and prayer for Venezuela."

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